Source: Marriott International

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel Unveils Stylish New Event Space

The Stylish Hotel Near the Washington, DC Convention Center Reveals Its Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Oct 27, 2014) -  Today, the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, near the Convention Center, situated at 999 9th Street at K Street, NW, announced the completion of a multi-million dollar renovation to its entire 64,000 sq. ft. of superior meeting and event space including, pre-function space, the 19,000 sq. ft. Grand Ballroom, 10,000 sq. ft. Renaissance ballroom as well as 30 breakout rooms.

The unconventional convention hotel's updated event space features a stylish new look, blending modern elegance with warmth and functionality. The fashionable space features repeating geometric patterns, sleek lighting fixtures, and a contemporary color palette. Convention attendees will be intrigued with the addition of functional communal tables, wired with power and USB ports, a library and residential-like seating areas peppered throughout the pre-function areas, encouraging guests to hold impromptu meetings or relax during meeting breaks.

"Our hotel is not your standard convention hotel; we are hotel with soul and this is evident from the moment guests walk into our vibrant lobby," said Kristen Garcia, director of sales and marketing, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. "Event planners will appreciate the new boutique feel of the event space's high-style design and enjoy the convenience of our meeting service app. But what truly sets our hotel apart from the other large convention hotels, are the property's dedicated ambassadors who take the business of serving our guests and meeting attendees very seriously." 

The meeting space renovation is part of a series of completed capital investments, by the hotel's owners, Sunstone Hotels, to differentiate and elevate the property from other typical convention hotels. It includes a complete redesign of its 807 guest rooms and suites, a high- design, high-energy lobby re-concept, as well as the new Liberty Market -- a grab and go market, which gives guests the freedom to choose healthy house-made food items for breakfast, lunch or a snack on-the-go.

Meeting goers will discover the hotel's ideal location across from CityCenterDC's myriad of luxury shopping, high-end dining, and Penn Quarter District's nightlife. In addition, guest can recharge at the downtown Washington, DC hotel accommodations local lifestyle fitness center, Vida® Fitness featuring 6,000 square feet of state-of-the art cardio, strength and resistance equipment and rejuvenate at the 4,000 square foot Aura® spa offering a variety of therapeutic customized treatments.

Unconventional Convention Services

  • Mobile Check-In & Check-Out (, provides Marriott Rewards members an enhanced arrival experience with check-in up to two hours before arrival and automatic notifications when a room is ready.

  • R.E. N. Meetings Expert (, meeting service app that allows meeting planners to manage their event without leaving their seat. 

About the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

Located directly across from the Washington Convention Center, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel is ideal for experiencing the history and culture of the nation's capital. The hotel is conveniently situated in the Penn Quarter district, near DC City Center, Capitol Hill and the White House. Guests are close to shopping, the Verizon Center, the Spy Museum, Chinatown, National Portrait Gallery and the world-famous National Mall monuments. Boasting plush, well-dressed beds and spacious desks, the hotel is ideal for travelers of all types. With 64,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, 36 meeting rooms, and premier planning services, it's ideal for small meetings, conferences, or special events. The hotel also offers five dining options including a Starbucks Café, an onsite spa, and Vida fitness center.

Contact Information:

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 Ninth Street NW Washington, District Of Columbia 20001 USA